Human Microbiome

1. Insights into human evolution from ancient and contemporary microbiome studies.(2016), Current Opinion in Genetics & Development, DOI:10.1002/ajpa.23033
2. Oral Microbiome Diversity among Cheyenne and Arapaho Individuals from Oklahoma.(2016), AM J PHYS ANTHROPOL, DOI:10.1002/ajpa.23033
3. Gut Microbiome Diversity among Cheyenne and Arapaho Individuals from Western Oklahoma.(2015), CURR BIOL, DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2015.10.060
4. Subsistence Strategies in Traditional Societies Distinguish Gut Microbiomes.(2015), NAT COMMUN, DOI:10.1038/ncomms7505
5. Intrinsic challenges in ancient microbiome reconstruction using 16S rRNA gene amplification.(2015), SCI REPORTS , DOI:10.1038/srep27163

Hypersaline Environments

1. Characterization of Ancient DNA Supports Long-Term Survival of Haloarchaea.(2014), ASTROBIOLOGY, DOI:10.1089/ast.2014.1173
2. Ancient Microbes from Halite Fluid Inclusions: Optimized Surface Sterilization and DNA Extraction.(2011), PLOS One, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0020683

Other Projects

1. The dental calculus metabolome in modern and historic samples.(2017), Metabolomics, DOI:10.1002/ajpa.23033
2. Successful enrichment and recovery of whole mitochondrial genomes from ancient human dental calculus.(2015), CURR BIOL, DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2015.10.060
3. Inherited and somatic mitochondrial DNA mutations in Guam amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and parkinsonism-dementia.(2015), CURR BIOL, DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2015.10.060